Most Breast-feeding Moms Quit Earlier Than Planned

Erin Carroll planned to breast-feed both her newborn sons. But like many women with the best intentions, it didn't work out. A new government study finds only a third of new moms achieve their goal of exclusively breast-feeding for three months.

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    02/28/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Breast Feeding
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    11/26/2015 - 7:38 pm | View Website
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    11/26/2015 - 2:45 pm | View Website
  • Parenting
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    11/26/2015 - 1:02 am | View Website
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